Read, Reason, Write with APA Update

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-08-12
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Table of Contents

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Critical Reading and Analysis
Writers and Their Sources
The Writer in a Writing Course The Student Writer's Roles Responses to Sources Abraham Lincoln, 'The Gettysburg Address'
Bruce Sterling, 'Learning to Love Obsolescence' Guidelines for Active Reading Exercise: Active Reading
Rebecca J. Donatelle and Lorraine G. Davis, 'Child Sexual Abuse' Understanding Your Sources Writing Summaries Sample Longer Summary: Aaron Dalton, 'The Ties That Unbind' Writing Paraphrases Bertrand Russell, From 'A Free Man's Worship'
Robert J. Samuelson, 'Century of Freedom' Acknowledging Sources Informally
William Raspberry, 'The Real Pregnancy Problem' Presenting Direct Quotations: A Guide to Form and Style
Bill Gates, 'Beyond Guttenberg' Writing Assignments
Responding Critically to Sources
Traits of the Critical Reader/Thinker Examining the Context Understanding Attitude Recognizing Tone Analyzing Style
'Remote Control'
Writing about Style
'Choosing Families'
Student Essay: Style Analysis by Alan Peterson-'Goodman's Feast of Style'
Recognizing Language Abuses Combining
Summary, Analysis, and Evaluation: The Review
Annotated Review: Frederick Turner
'Rediscovering America: John Muir in His Time and Ours'
Student Review: 'Winchester's
Alchemy: Two Men and a Book' Analyzing Two or More Sources
'Dinosaur' Stephen Hunter
'Disney's Digital 'Dinosaur': A Cretaceous Bambi'
John Leo, 'Word Games We Play'
Ronald R. Fraser, 'Let the Going Get Tough-We Have Our SUVs' Writing Assignments
The Basics of Argument
Characteristics of Argument The Shape of Argument: The Aristotelian Model The Shape of Argument: The Toulmin Model The Language of Claims and Support
Richard Morin, 'Paradise Lost' More on Toulmin's Analysis of Argument The Language of Argument Exercises: Readings for Analysis Marie Winn, 'A Commitment to Language'
Richard Leakey, 'Extinctions Past and Present'
Types of Arguments: Classical Patterns and Current Approaches
Induction Deduction 'The Declaration of Independence' Analogy
Zbigniew Brzezinski, 'War and Football' Arguments about Cause
Pietro Nivola, 'Pumps and Pocketbooks' The Rogerian or Conciliatory Argument
Abigail Trafford, 'On the Streets of Philadelphia, Prescriptions of Progress' The Uses of Authority and Statistics Responding to Visual Arguments Arguments That Do Not Work: Logical Fallacies Student Essay: 'Death' Exercises: Analyzing ArgumentsWriting Assignments Lester C. Thurow, 'Why Women Are Paid Less Than Men'
Preparing Good Arguments
Knowing Your Audience
Understanding Your Writing Purpose
Moving from Topic to Claim to Support Drafting Your Argument
Revising Your Draft
Guidelines for Preparing
Specific Kinds of Arguments
Student Essay: 'Magazine Advertising for Computer Products'
Student Essay: 'Examining the Issue of Gun Control'
Student Essay: 'Wisdom'
'A New Strategy for the War on Drugs'
'Gender Games' Exercise: Analyzing an Argument
'Addicted to Health' Writing Assignments
Getting Started and Locating Sources (in ihe Library, Online, in the Field)
Defining the Research Process
Stages in the Research Process
Finding a Workable Topic
Writing a Tentative Thesis or Research
Proposal Locating
Sources Preparing a Working
Knowing Your Library
Using the Reference Collection
Using Indexes to Periodicals
Locating Government Documents and Related Publications
Searching the Internet
Doing Field Research Exercises: Using the Library
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